The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
England / London
Rank 196 223 194
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -29
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 236 208 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.21% 1.01% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.20% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 180 215
Median daily rate £650 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £549 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £370 £284
% change year-on-year
+40.20% +30.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16462 17382 17138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 84.19% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11897 12350 12358
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 52 £600 +1.05% 18
Canary Wharf +3 6 £625 -
Docklands, London -1 3 £550 -
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 193 (48.01%) Front Office
2 184 (45.77%) Banking
3 181 (45.02%) Java
4 179 (44.53%) Multithreading
5 173 (43.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 161 (40.05%) Low Latency
7 152 (37.81%) Finance
8 149 (37.06%) Fixed Income
9 135 (33.58%) Linux
10 132 (32.84%) C++
11 107 (26.62%) Investment Banking
12 104 (25.87%) Unix
13 90 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
13 90 (22.39%) FIX Protocol
14 89 (22.14%) C#
15 87 (21.64%) Algorithmic Trading
16 83 (20.65%) SQL
17 82 (20.40%) TIBCO
18 70 (17.41%) ION Trading
19 69 (17.16%) Oracle
20 63 (15.67%) Rendezvous
21 58 (14.43%) .NET
22 55 (13.68%) Reuters
23 54 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
24 53 (13.18%) Equities
24 53 (13.18%) Derivative
24 53 (13.18%) Multithreaded Programming
25 51 (12.69%) SQL Server
25 51 (12.69%) STL
26 49 (12.19%) Boost C++ Libraries

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.24%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.50%) Apache
4 1 (0.25%) MTS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Project
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (11.94%) RMDS
2 32 (7.96%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.00%) Summit
4 1 (0.25%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.22%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.74%) Firewall
3 6 (1.49%) Multicast
4 3 (0.75%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.50%) BGP
5 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.50%) DHCP
5 2 (0.50%) Internet
5 2 (0.50%) MPLS
5 2 (0.50%) NGN
5 2 (0.50%) OSPF
5 2 (0.50%) RIP
5 2 (0.50%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (0.50%) VPN
6 1 (0.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.21%) KDB
3 14 (3.48%) Kdb+
4 12 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.24%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.99%) Big Data
6 8 (1.99%) DB2
7 7 (1.74%) Tick Data
8 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.24%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.75%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.25%) HBase
10 1 (0.25%) MySQL
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (8.46%) JUnit
2 16 (3.98%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.74%) JIRA
3 11 (2.74%) Subversion
4 10 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.49%) Maven
5 9 (2.24%) NUnit
6 8 (1.99%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.49%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.49%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.24%) Mockito
9 4 (1.00%) Grunt
9 4 (1.00%) Hudson
9 4 (1.00%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.00%) TestNG
10 3 (0.75%) gulp
11 2 (0.50%) Robot Framework
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (0.25%) Bower
12 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 193 (48.01%) Front Office
2 184 (45.77%) Banking
3 152 (37.81%) Finance
4 107 (26.62%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.73%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.24%) Publishing
7 6 (1.49%) Back Office
8 5 (1.24%) Marketing
9 3 (0.75%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Retail
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 300 (74.63%) Developer
2 135 (33.58%) Java Developer
3 117 (29.10%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 95 (23.63%) C++ Developer
5 62 (15.42%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 54 (13.43%) Analyst
7 51 (12.69%) C# Developer
8 35 (8.71%) Senior Developer
9 29 (7.21%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
10 28 (6.97%) Front Office Developer
10 28 (6.97%) Senior Java Developer
11 23 (5.72%) Business Analyst
12 21 (5.22%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 21 (5.22%) Support Analyst
13 17 (4.23%) Low Latency Java Developer
14 16 (3.98%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
14 16 (3.98%) KDB Developer
14 16 (3.98%) WPF Developer
15 15 (3.73%) C# WPF Developer
15 15 (3.73%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (22.39%) FIX Protocol
2 63 (15.67%) Rendezvous
3 58 (14.43%) .NET
4 51 (12.69%) STL
5 49 (12.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 29 (7.21%) WPF
7 23 (5.72%) AngularJS
8 22 (5.47%) Middleware
9 17 (4.23%) HTML
10 14 (3.48%) HTML5
10 14 (3.48%) JMS
10 14 (3.48%) WinForms
11 12 (2.99%) Node.js
11 12 (2.99%) Spring
12 10 (2.49%) Swing
12 10 (2.49%) XML
13 9 (2.24%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.24%) CSS
13 9 (2.24%) Ultra Messaging
14 7 (1.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 173 (43.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 149 (37.06%) Fixed Income
3 54 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (13.18%) Derivative
4 53 (13.18%) Equities
5 41 (10.20%) Algorithms
6 34 (8.46%) Computer Science
7 27 (6.72%) User Experience
8 21 (5.22%) Fintech
8 21 (5.22%) N-Tier
9 16 (3.98%) Virtual Team
10 12 (2.99%) TWAP
10 12 (2.99%) VWAP
11 10 (2.49%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (2.49%) Mathematics
12 9 (2.24%) Credit Derivative
13 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.00%) Physics
13 4 (1.00%) SCADA
14 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 135 (33.58%) Linux
2 104 (25.87%) Unix
3 39 (9.70%) Windows
4 22 (5.47%) Solaris
5 8 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.74%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (44.53%) Multithreading
2 161 (40.05%) Low Latency
3 90 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (21.64%) Algorithmic Trading
5 53 (13.18%) Multithreaded Programming
6 37 (9.20%) OO
7 33 (8.21%) E-Commerce
8 32 (7.96%) Risk Management
9 28 (6.97%) Workflow
10 23 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (5.72%) Market Making
10 23 (5.72%) SDLC
10 23 (5.72%) TDD
11 21 (5.22%) Migration
11 21 (5.22%) OOD
12 20 (4.98%) High Availability
13 18 (4.48%) Scrum
14 17 (4.23%) DevOps
15 15 (3.73%) Project Management
16 14 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 181 (45.02%) Java
2 132 (32.84%) C++
3 89 (22.14%) C#
4 83 (20.65%) SQL
5 47 (11.69%) Python
6 27 (6.72%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.23%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.48%) C
9 10 (2.49%) MATLAB
9 10 (2.49%) Scala
10 9 (2.24%) Perl
10 9 (2.24%) XAML
11 8 (1.99%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.49%) Ruby
13 5 (1.24%) Tcl
14 4 (1.00%) R
15 3 (0.75%) ES6
15 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.50%) Haskell
16 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (8.21%) Degree
2 2 (0.50%) CCIE
2 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.25%) MCSE
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.47%) MiFID
2 16 (3.98%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (0.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.24%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.00%) Puppet
3 3 (0.75%) Ansible
4 2 (0.50%) Endace
4 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 82 (20.40%) TIBCO
2 70 (17.41%) ION Trading
3 69 (17.16%) Oracle
4 55 (13.68%) Reuters
5 18 (4.48%) Bloomberg
5 18 (4.48%) Solace
6 13 (3.23%) Currenex
7 12 (2.99%) FXall
8 11 (2.74%) Sybase
9 10 (2.49%) Sun
10 9 (2.24%) Cisco
10 9 (2.24%) Microsoft
11 8 (1.99%) Cognizant
11 8 (1.99%) Juniper
11 8 (1.99%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.49%) Google
12 6 (1.49%) Tradeweb
13 4 (1.00%) DevExpress
13 4 (1.00%) Infragistics
13 4 (1.00%) Talarian
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